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minutes. >> to do that -- >> the fight over governor brown's tax measure is close. our conversation with jerry brown on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us this morning. it is sunday, october 28th. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. the governor sat down with us this week. we will show you highlights on his proposition 30, the tax plan hanging in the balance. >> and an in-depth conversation with senator diane feinstein up for re-election right now. we also had a big earthquake overnight off the coast of canada that we are following, as well. >> and in other new, hurricane sandy is moving up the eastern seaboard with the outer bands bashing the islands of north carolina. >> and the governor of new york is ordering a halt to all public transit is in new york city tonight at 7:00. the storm could affect more than 50 million people. the bridges and tunnels will also be shut down. susan mcginnis is live on the coast of delaware and susan. the winds have looked to have picked up in just the last hour. >> reporter: it certainly has ann and phil. the winds have
to support a tax hike. governor jerry brown spent this week campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise the state income taxes on the rich to help save schools. today california democrats called voters and urging them to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. cbs 5 reporter talked to state democrats and republicans today and she's here with the story. >> reporter: ann, prop 30 and 32 are both in trouble. both below the 50% mark with prop 30 making a significant drop just days before the election. there's just ten days until election day. and support for governor jerry brown's tax increase proposition 30 is plunging. recent polls show only 46% now support it. a 9% drop over the past month. 42% are against it. the governor has been traveling throughout the state fighting for the ballot measure while volunteers held a phone bank with the california democratic party. >> may i speak to him? >> reporter: they called other registered democrats asking them to vote we. prop 30 raises income on the wealthy and hikes the state's income tax. >> if proposition doesn't pass, it will really have a dev
in campaign mode deriding governor romney's promise to bring change to washington. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. turning medicare into a voucher is change, but we don't want that change. >> reporter: the president's schedule over the next five days tells you a lot about his strategy. he'll be spending a great deal of time in ohio and wisconsin trying to build a midwest firewall to prevent governor romney from reaching 270 electoral votes. >> we really can't have four more years like the last four years. i know that the obama folks are chanting four more years. our chant is five more days. >> reporter: at a rally in virginia a campaign cheer was also a reminder of how little time is left. >> five more days. five more days. >> reporter: before the hurricane romney had momentum. the race was in a dead heat and he was tied or within striking distance. but the storm knocked him off the front pages at a crucial time in the race. on monday and tuesday he canceled rallies. back on the trail yesterday in florida he tend down his criticism of the president. today
to encourage voters to support proposition 30 as the state sales on the income tax hike that they say, they would stop more education cuts, targeting undecided voters. those making up their minds in the polling booth or who are waiting until the last possible minute to mail in their ball los -- ballots and plenty of them are. >> if you have not mailed them yet, you are getting risky about that ballot. >> reporter: he has talked to the civic groups, claiming they are still undecided. not about who to pick for president, but about what proposition to support. it shows. >> if you look at our tally equipment, you can see where people changed their mind. not on candidates, but on measures. >> that 11th hour head scratching is putting a squeeze on san francisco to this area, even though it will be lower than in 2008. those voting, they are waiting and waiting. causing an influx of the last- minute ballot and forcing ballot counters to work overtime. >> i have never done a split shift before. >>> until now and with so many mail-in ballots still out. it's a sign that there is time to sway vot
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